Musicians Institute's Certificate in DJ Performance and Production is a 2-quarter, 30-unit program for aspiring DJs, producers, beat-makers, remix artists and electronic music composers and performers.
Students are provided with in-depth knowledge and training in the latest technologies, tools and techniques used in contemporary electronic performance and production. Subjects also include Beat-Matching, Vinyl Turntablism, various DAWs such as Ableton Live, Digital DJ solutions such as Traktor and Serato, Synth Programming, Sound Design and much more. Students will also be trained on tools that have defined DJ'ing, including (but not limited to) Vinyl DJ'ing, and CDJ setups as well.
This program allows students to study contemporary electronic music and Hip-Hop techniques and implement them within a solo setting AND a live band setting.
DJ Performance and Production students take full advantage of MI's unparalleled faculty, facilities and programs encompassing Harmony, Theory and Ear Training, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboard Technology, Vocals, Audio Engineering, Music Business, Guitar Craft and Independent Artist Development.
Students learn about income streams, social media management, business contracts, publishing law, touring and other necessary aspects of being a professional DJ or producer.
The program culminates in a Final Concert, where each student demonstrates his or her abilities in a live performance event.